Lance R. Barker is a professor emeritus of church and economic life at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago and is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He lives in Aitkin, Minnesota. B. Edmon Martin is professor emeritus of education at United Theological Seminary of Twin Cities.He received his MDiv from Southeastern Theological Seminary and his PhD from Baylor University. He is an ordained United Church of Christ minister, having served as a pastor for over twenty years. He lives in Vancouver, Washington.